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Merophricus

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Plectoconchidae

Taxonomy
Merophricus was named by Cooper (1983) [Sepkoski's age data: J Sine Sepkoski's reference number: 882]. Its type is Merophricus dubari.

It was assigned to Terebratulida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Plectoconchidae by Williams et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Merophricus Cooper p. 113
2002Merophricus Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Merophricus Williams et al. p. 2089

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderTerebratulida
suborderTerebratulidina
superfamilyLoboidothyridoideaMakridin 1964
familyPlectoconchidaeDagys 1974
genusMerophricus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available